Bachelor of Architectural Studies (B.A.S.), 1993.

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch), 1995. (University of the Witwatersrand.)


Professional Bodies

South African Council for the Architectural Profession

Pretoria Institute of Architects



1991 : University of the Witwatersrand, Design excellence

1999 : SA Architect Project award (Marabastad urban design)

2003 : Graphisoft user tech tip winner June 2003

2003 : Pretoria Institute for Architecture Brickwork Award (Darus Salaam Centre,



2003 : Mpumalanga Institute of Architects Award



2003 TUT External Examiner (Construction/Cad)

2010 Presentation titled 'Evolution' at ArchiCad launch

2015 Wits External Design Crit

2015 TUT Lecture for Design Project (Refugee Centre)

2017 TUT External examiner (final year design)





Aziz Tayob graduated at the university of The Witwatersrand as the first black Architect in South Africa in 1969.



Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) 1969.  University of the Witwatersrand


Merit Awards

2012 - Inaugural PIA Norman Eaton Award for services to the Architectural Profession

2005 - Ekurhuleni Municipal Chambers by Gauteng Institute of Architects

2003 - Pretoria Instutute of Architecture Brickwork Award for the Darus Salaam Islamic Centre, Pretoria.

2003 - SA Institute of Architecture National Award and Mpumalanga Institute of Architects Regional Merit

Award for the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature. World Architecture Nomination, Berlin.

2000 - Nedbank Mail & Guardian Green Trust Urban Renewal Award for Marabastad Urban Design.

1999 - SA Architect Award for Outstanding Achievement in Urban Design (Integrated Urban Design Framework for Marabastad)

1982 - Institute of S.A. Architects for House E.S. Dockrat

1972 - Transvaal Provisional Institute of Architects for House & Studio Tayob

1969 - David Haddon Prize for Professional Practice


Professional Affiliations

- Member of the Institute of South African Architects

- Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects

- Member of the Gauteng Institute of Architects.

- Registered with the South African Council of Architects.

- Member of the Pretoria Institute of Architects.



Served on the Following Bodies

Board Member of Faculty of Architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Board Member and Trustee of Pretoria Muslim School

Committee Member on the Gauteng Institute of Architects Benevolent Fund.

Board Member of Association of Black Architects

1995 to 1998 - Member of University Accrediting Team for the South African Council of Architects together with the Royal Institute of British Architects and Commonwealth Association of Architects for the Universities of Witwatersrand, Cape Town, Pretoria, Natal, Port Elizabeth

and Bloemfontein.

Committee member - Pretoria Capital Initiative.

External Examiner: Pretoria Technikon

External Examiner: University of the Witwatersrand Department of Architecture.

2007 -member of University Accrediting Team for SA Council of Architects for the University of the Witwatersrand.

2007 - Panel member for adjudication of Merit Awards for the South African Institute for Architects.

2005 - 2007 Served on panel of experts for the New 7 Wonders of the World

2009 - Panel member for adjudication of merit awards for Gauteng Institute for Architecture

2009 - Chairperson for University Accreditation Team for SA Council of Architectural Profession for the University of the Witwatrsrand.

2009 - External examiner, Tshwane University of Technology.

2012 - Member of University Accrediting Team for SA Council of Architects for Bloemfontein University.